By Yosam Gucwaki
A catechist is struggling for his life at Edpa clinic in Hoima town
after he was hacked into coma by unknown robbers who also fled away
with his motorcycle.
The victim is identified as John Mababazi commonly known as Bigobe, a
catechist attached to Kakende Catholic Church, Bulimya parish in
Kiziranfumkbi sub-county Hoima district.
The bedridden Mbabazi told our reporter that he was waylaid
by two men armed with machetes who hit him severely near Nyakibogo
stream located on Kiswaza-Mukabara road.
Chris Baleke, a son to victim said his father was found helpless in a
pool of blood on Monday morning and later rushed to Kikuube heath
centre but later taken to Edpa clinic.
The victim’s motorcycle registration number UEP 338Y Bajaj red in
color was taken by the robbers.
Ibrahim Juma, the Kiziranfumbi sub-county lc3 chairman has regretted
the incident and asked police to expedite the investigations to have
the culprits arrested and brought to book.
Julius Allan Hakiiza, the Albertine region police spokesperson said
police is on the hunt out for the suspects.
Cases of robbery are rampant in Hoima district.
On Friday last week, unknown robbers also hacked one Denis Miramago, a
technician and resident in Bujumbura Hoima municipality who breathed his last at Mulago referral hospital.
Source: www.mknewslink.com a greater western Uganda news website